Application for the 2023 Fellowship for Young Innovation Leaders is now open!
Embrace the most amazing opportunity to become a social innovation leader.
The Y.I.L Fellowship is a four-month annual leadership immersion programme in innovation management designed to empower young professionals to attain their ultimate career dreams and inspire innovation in their spheres. Its chief aim is to unleash human potential and scale up excellence.
The Y.I.L Fellowship is structured to operate in two stages. First is the fellowship: a challenging but rewarding four-month programme focused on training in leadership and innovation management. Second is the membership: mentorship and continuous personal development. The Y.I.L Fellowship is entirely free.
The Fellowship for Young Innovation Leaders programme is specifically for those who consider themselves outstanding and possess exceptional talents. This application is open to persons from all parts of the world.
Insightful modules that will be covered in the lectures include:
Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making:
Design Thinking for Innovation
Innovating with the Business Model Canvas
Managing Social and Human Capital
Digital Product Management
Innovation for Enterpreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace
Intellectual Property Protection
Effective Communication: Writing, Design, and Presentation
Techniques and Tools for Success
After completing this course, participants will receive all the associated benefits and courtesies listed below.
Become eligible to join the professional YIL alumni network
Access to the global network of mentors and innovation experts working in a variety of industries
Access to free periodic executive classes
Participate in monthly webinars on global innovation case studies
Gain a diploma in Innovation Management from African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria
Network with excellent minds and be part of the fastest growing community of talented innovation experts in Africa
Other aspects of the curriculum will include plenary sessions with industry captains, fireside chats with experts, and demonstration of skills and leadership workshops with expert facilitators.